Training Runs

Winter Slug Runs 2018

Tuesday Training Runs in East Lyme – 6:00 PM, East Lyme High School Track SHARP!
Run, Track and Swim Workouts
Contact: Way Hedding (860-739-2884), or Bob Buckingham (860-444-0430)

Tuesday Training Runs in Mystic – 5:30 PM Harp & Hound. Standard run is 5.5 miles, but individuals can tailor the distance to their liking. Year round. Contact: Al Phillips (860-908-6882) or Todd Guertin (860 884-4534)
Walkers welcome as well.

Wed Group Runs from Norwich – Billy Wilson’s in Norwich on Wednesday nights with a 10k and a 5k at 6:00 PM. Walkers are also welcomed. This run is year round and we receive a free draft beer and dollar off any after. Contact: Al Phillips (860-908-6882)

Thursday Night Runs in Groton
Weekly Thursday evening group runs from Sneeker’s Cafe in Groton beginning at 5:30 pm. Distance/speed up to those who attend. Group usually goes out on parts of the old Sneeker’s Run course. Contact: Al Phillips (860-908-6882). Remember, Strider members get discounted goodies at Sneeker’s after the run.

Saturday Slug Run Series
9:00 AM – Various locations from January through April
Short and long courses each week. Slug Runs start in early January.
Contact: Bob Buckingham (860-444-0430)

Sundays – 8:00 AM, Mohegan Park, Norwich Rec. Facility
Contact: Mike Fusaro (860-886-1122)

2018 Norwich Rec Runs 55th year (Summer series)
Ages: 6 years and older
When: Thursdays – July 5th through August 23rd. All events are timed.
6:30 – 1-Mile Run (children under 6 yrs. must be accompanied by an adult)
6:45 – ½-Mile Run (children under 6 yrs. must be accompanied by an adult)
7:00 – 5K Run: a timed event (children under 12 yrs. must be accompanied by adult)
Place: Mohegan Park Center, Norwich, CT
Info: Contact the Norwich Rec. at 860- 823-3791 75 Mohegan Rd. Norwich, CT 06360 The runs are sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department in cooperation with the Mohegan Striders.
Online signup:
The fun runs in Mohegan park require on line sign up through the Norwich Recreation Dept. Here’s what to do:
Go to the 13th item on this page, titled 150431 – Summer Fun Runs
Click on the shopping cart on the bottom left and a bright green bar comes up at the bottom with “enroll now.”

For additional untimed, informal runs, check out the Fun Run Schedule on